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The Free Speech MovementReflections on Berkeley in the 1960s$
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Robert Cohen

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780520222212

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520222212.001.0001

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Dressing for the Revolution

Dressing for the Revolution

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(p.185) Dressing for the Revolution
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The Free Speech Movement
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Kate Coleman

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0012

This chapter provides another recount of experience as a student activist in the Free Speech Movement (FSM) at the University of California, Berkeley. It discusses the author's rebel-versus-Valley-Girl tensions which began in high school, foreshadowing the lefty she would become. It explains that her high-school nonconformity was a prelude for Berkeley and that she immediately joined the on-campus issues-oriented political party SLATE when she arrived at Berkeley. It relates her participation in the demonstrations at Jack London Square and Lucky Supermarkets.

Keywords:   student activist, FSM, University of California, Berkeley, SLATE, demonstrations, Jack London Square, Lucky Supermarkets

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